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SQUASH, Black Beauty - 99¢ Cent Heirloom Seeds: Heirloom,Bulk

SQUASH, Black Beauty

Heirloom Squash Seeds

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$ 1.99
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$ 1.99
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Approximate seed count per packet ( 3.5g = 30 seeds )

'Black Beauty' Squash (Cucurbita pepo 'Black Beauty'): A Classic Summer Squash with Rich Flavor and Versatility

Indulge in the rich flavor and versatility of 'Black Beauty' Squash (Cucurbita pepo 'Black Beauty'). This classic summer squash variety is celebrated for its glossy, dark green fruits and tender texture. Explore the characteristics and optimal growing conditions of 'Black Beauty' Squash to enjoy a bountiful harvest and culinary delight.

Key Features:

  • Glossy, Dark Green Fruits: 'Black Beauty' Squash is characterized by its sleek, dark green skin, adding visual appeal to the garden and culinary presentations. The glossy fruits are a classic representation of summer squash.
  • Rich Flavor and Tender Texture: Renowned for its rich, nutty flavor and tender texture, 'Black Beauty' Squash is versatile in culinary applications. Enjoy it grilled, roasted, sautéed, or baked to highlight its delicious taste.
  • Classic Summer Squash: 'Black Beauty' is a classic summer squash variety, cherished for its reliability and consistent performance in home gardens. Whether harvested young for tender fruits or allowed to mature for seed saving, it remains a staple in summer cuisine.
  • Bush Growth Habit: 'Black Beauty' Squash typically exhibits a bush growth habit, making it suitable for compact garden spaces and container gardening. The compact plants produce an abundance of fruits throughout the growing season.
  • High Yield Potential: With proper care and favorable growing conditions, 'Black Beauty' Squash plants can yield a generous harvest of fruits. Regular harvesting encourages continued production and ensures a steady supply for culinary endeavors.
  • Adaptable to Various Culinary Uses: From soups and stews to salads and side dishes, 'Black Beauty' Squash shines in a variety of culinary applications. Its mild flavor and tender texture complement a wide range of ingredients and cooking methods.

Optimal Growing Conditions:

Cultivate the rich flavor and versatility of 'Black Beauty' Squash by providing optimal growing conditions:

  • Soil: Well-drained, fertile soil. Amend the soil with organic matter, such as compost, to improve nutrient retention and promote healthy root development.
  • Sunlight: Full sun. Plant 'Black Beauty' Squash in a location that receives at least 6 to 8 hours of sunlight per day to encourage vigorous growth and fruit production.
  • Watering: Regular watering. Maintain consistent soil moisture throughout the growing season, particularly during flowering and fruit development. Avoid overwatering to prevent issues like root rot.
  • Spacing: Provide adequate spacing between 'Black Beauty' Squash plants to allow for proper air circulation and minimize the risk of disease. Follow spacing recommendations on seed packets or plant tags.

Experience the classic taste and versatility of 'Black Beauty' Squash in your garden. Order your seeds today and enjoy the bountiful harvest and culinary possibilities offered by this beloved summer squash variety.

Black Beauty Squash Planting Information

Days to Germination: 7
Days to Maturity: 58
Planting Depth: 1 1/2"
Plant Spacing: 3-4'
Row Spacing: 3-4'
Approximate Seed Counts
Seeds per Oz. Seeds per Lb.
200 3200
Current Seed Germination Data
Lot # Tested Germination Rate
7090 2021-12-31 85%